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Links 8/31/11

Links for you. Science: Underground river ‘Rio Hamza’ discovered 4km beneath the Amazon What do accommodationists do about creationist politicians? I’ve Been Told You Can Get Flu From the Flu Shot: False! Federal Work Suspension of Leading Arctic Scientist Ended as Investigation of His Investigators Deepens Other: Conservatives, Nostalgia, and Racism The Chapter That Went…

Links 8/30/11

Links for you. Another Scientist Calls Out Sen. Coburn’s Misleading, Juvenile “Report” XMRV: ITS EVERYWHERE! UUUUUGH! ITS IN MY RACCOON WOUNDS! AND MY QIAGEN COLUMNS! Coulter Goes All Science-y in Bid to Disprove Evolution Yet another bad day for the anti-vaccine movement 2011 Antibiotics: Killing Off Beneficial Bacteria… For Good? Other: Case study: why economics…

Links 8/29/11

Not much of a storm, at least in Boston. Let’s celebrate with some links. Science: Teh Wimminz in Academia Thingy Again Racial Disparity in NIH Grants: Solutions from Your Humble Narrator Worst Excuse Ever (to not disclose ties to pharma companies. For Intelligent Designer’s sake NIH, even Darrell Issa would be embarrassed to use that…

Links 8/28/11

Links for you. Science: Something in the water: What drugs are local residents abusing? A researcher’s solution to that vexing problem suggests just how much our sewage knows about us Modern Rivers Shaped By Trees: Rivers were wide and shallow until the evolution of treelike plants, which got the waterways into line. Heritability On science…

Links 8/27/11

Links for you. Science: ‘Shrimp On A Treadmill': The Politics Of ‘Silly’ Studies Evolutionary Diplomacy NHGRI funds development of revolutionary DNA sequencing technologies (lotsa nanoporey stuff being funded) Nat’l Academies Hope to Build a Better Postdoc Does Tenure Matter? Other: The worst thing that Rick Perry said … STD programs not sexy enough to avoid…

Links 8/26/11

Links for you. Science: Blog Debunks 13-Year-Old Scientist’s Solar Power Breakthrough When Anthrax first came to North America Eco-labelled fish may be unsustainably fished, or the wrong species If You Are Anti-Science, You Are Anti-Jobs The complexity of cancer Other: Why isn’t the climate left stronger? No App-etite Another Senior Journalist Confesses to Ignorance Department…

Links 8/25/11

Links for you. Science: Why biology (and chemistry) is not physics That’s One Gigantic Wasp Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? When you say flu, what do you really mean? Newly found: the world’s oldest fossils! Other: Legal academia and the problem of bad faith Why the World hates economics (the end has a really…

Links 8/23/11

Links for you. Science: Warning: Killer fungi could run amok again Republicans and Democrats Differ on Evolution Sewage Treatment, Coral Disease, and Koch’s Postulates Racial Disparity in NIH Grants: Priority Scores Other: The Purpose-Driven Lie Two bad polls for Obama (liberal blogs and the Cassandra complex) Krugman and the Firebaggers: Hippie Punching Department Print vs.…

Links 8/22/11

Erm, better late than never? Links for you. Science: Sentences You Will Probably Never Read in a Published Paper The GOP candidates have no time for your “science,” scientists 13-Year-Old Looks at Trees, Makes Solar Power Breakthrough Global Warming is a Litmus Test For US Republicans Other: Does Rand Paul question the HIV AIDS link?…

Links 8/21/11

Links for you. Science: NIH Uncovers Racial Disparity in Grant Awards Otters are back in England Scientists engineer suicide bomber bacteria to kill other bacteria Project Nim – The Untold Story Other: Painstaking, dot-point summary – bond issuance doesn’t lower inflation risk What I Learned in Two Years at the Tea Party Welcome to the…